Be Merry And Wise: Origins Of Children's Book Publishing In England, 1650-1850
Brian Alderson, Felix De Marez Oyens
A Fine First Edition/First Printing in Fine dust jacket. ;
The child as the audience for books in the English language. Alderson and De Marez Oyens not only plot the chronological development of children's book publishing from almost random beginnings to the diversity of the early Victorian period but also show how publishers adapted their trade methods to exploit this new market.
Book Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing
Size: 4to; xvi, 318,  pages
Publisher: New Castle, DE: Oak Knoll Press, 2006.